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  • LAUSD needs precautions to prevent another Miramonte-type scandal

    LAUSD needs precautions to prevent another Miramonte-type scandal
    The sexual abuse of students at Miramonte Elementary School was creepy beyond measure, involving a "game" in which third-graders were blindfolded and fed cookies tainted with their teacher's semen. But the astonishing $139-million legal settlement —...
  • Support garden at 24th Street Elementary in West Adams on Sunday

    Support garden at 24th Street Elementary in West Adams on Sunday
    Amid the usual massive expanse of concrete at an L.A. Unified school, the students of 24th Street Elementary School are the proud caretakers of a lush one-acre living classroom with an orchard, vegetable and fruit beds, and a charming garden shed. This...
  • L.A. Unified students could take iPads home soon

    L.A. Unified students could take iPads home soon
    Los Angeles Unified students could take school-issued iPads home as soon as next month under a new plan that officials say has dealt with security concerns. The issue of when — or if — to allow the devices to be taken home has been much...
  • The LAUSD's possible classroom morale problem

    The LAUSD's possible classroom morale problem
    The teachers in Los Angeles who write to The Times — and I may be understating the intensity of their views here — are no fans of John Deasy. So when the embattled former superintendent resigned from the Los Angeles Unified School District...
  • For the record

    LAUSD technology: In the Oct. 23 California section, a headline with an article about the views of new Los Angeles schools Supt. Ramon Cortines on using construction bond money to pay for technology erred in describing his stance. He did not say that such...
  • Bonds should not pay for iPad curriculum, new L.A. Unified head says

    Bonds should not pay for iPad curriculum, new L.A. Unified head says
    Newly installed Los Angeles schools Supt. Ramon Cortines said he opposes using construction bond money to pay for curriculum on student computers, raising new questions about the future of the system's controversial $1.3-billion technology project....
  • A new superintendent won't cure all that ails L.A. Unified

    A new superintendent won't cure all that ails L.A. Unified
    With John Deasy no longer in charge at the Los Angeles Unified School District, the school board needs a new superintendent who shares his passion for improving the lives of children in poverty, but not his adversarial approach or his refusal to listen to...
  • Education Secretary Duncan talks tech with L.A. Unified's Cortines

    Education Secretary Duncan talks tech with L.A. Unified's Cortines
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, in a brief visit to Los Angeles on Tuesday, met with newly installed L.A. Unified Supt. Ramon C. Cortines to talk about local technology problems and the state of local schools. Duncan's visit coincided with...
  • On his first day, Cortines feels a 'sense of urgency' at L.A. Unified

    On his first day, Cortines feels a 'sense of urgency' at L.A. Unified
    Ramon C. Cortines' first day in his latest tour at the helm of Los Angeles Unified started in a familiar fashion: early, with his first meeting at 7 a.m. That was practically indolent for Cortines, who is known to schedule meetings for 6 a.m. But on...
  • Deasy's departure is no quick fix for LAUSD

    Deasy's departure is no quick fix for LAUSD
    To the editor: We all need to realize that former L.A. Unified School District Supt. John Deasy's departure alone will not fix our schools. ("Too many maverick moments finally led to Deasy's undoing at LAUSD," Oct. 19) There has been a punitive,...
  • Too many maverick moments finally led to Deasy's undoing at LAUSD

    Too many maverick moments finally led to Deasy's undoing at LAUSD
    The Los Angeles Unified School District dumped a heap of trouble on its schools this fall when it rolled out a new student records system. The breakdown was the most severe at Jefferson High School in South Los Angeles. Seniors couldn't get courses they...